Liesl Truscott, European & Farm Engagement Director, joined Textile Exchange Board member Mitsuya Inagaki from KOWA, Daren Abney from the Better Cotton Initiative, and Jouji Matsui from Fairtrade Japan to deliver a seminar on cotton sustainability initiatives in January.
2015 is the International Year of Soils. The IYS 2015, initiated by the FAO, aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.
Events, Events02.03.2015 Karin Heinze
The Green Train 2015 (Treno Verde 2015) has departed in Caltanissetta (Sicily) and is on its way to the Expo in Milan that will commence on 1 May 2015.
Textile Exchange has announced their annual textile sustainability conference Textiles - A Circular Life. It will take place in Mumbai, India, on 5 - 10 October 2015.
Events, Events17.02.2015 Redaktion
In Europe, Russia is considered to be one of the worst performing countries in terms of the turnover of organic food. According to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, in 2012 sales of organic food in Russia amounted to 148 million US dollars, which represents growth of 7.8 % compared with 2011.